Tag Archives: Ramon Dominguez

Parked at Parx – Pennsylvania Derby Highlights Weekend Action

Saturday is the biggest day at Parx / Philadelphia Park during what is a year round racing schedule. The one million dollar PA Derby is a Grade II featuring a diverse field of eight that might have Breeders Cup aspirations … Continue reading

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WirePlayers Road to the Roses League

Hello Everyone, It’s that time of year again; time to navigate down the Road to the Roses. The road is long, winding, and like the game of LIFE, full of sudden twists and turns (left handed turns). Many of you … Continue reading

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Weekend Stakes Racing Action

This weekend is a Stakes Players’s dream with 18 graded stakes races headlined by Belmont Park’s “Super Saturday.” In addition to the Saturday’s Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup Belmont, this is opening weekend for Santa Anita’s fall meet (once traditionally … Continue reading

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It’s Back – The 2011 Derby Dozen!

Buckle up folks, here comes Volume I of the 2011 WirePlayers Derby Dozen. I’ve enlisted friends from the blogosphere, Twittersphere, and Facebookosphere to track the leading Kentucky Derby contenders. With so many “Derby Dozen” lists out, why is this different? … Continue reading

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Bowling for Green at Belmont

The marquee race on Belmont’s opening day card for the fall meet is the Grade II Bowling Green Handicap at 11 furlongs (1 and 3/8 miles) on the inner turf. WINCHESTER appears the most likely winner; his form is solid … Continue reading

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Best Races of the Year Are Not on TV

The undercard of each Triple Crown race features the best three stakes races of the year.  That’s right, I’m talking about the Turf Classic at Churchill Downs, the Dixie Handicap at Pimlico, and the Manhattan Stakes at Belmont. Theses races … Continue reading

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It’s the Preakness, Man

Attending the KY Derby and Preakness lets you compare two distinct experiences.  An analogy may be the difference between Las Vegas and Atlantic City: Las Vegas (the Derby) has more cachet and the crowds are attractive and hip.  Atlantic City … Continue reading

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Eclipse Observation: Dominguez got Hosed!

I finally got around to watching last week’s Eclipse Awards. I know it’s a bit late, but I was tied up last Monday.  And by tied up, I mean watching “How I Met Your Mother” and “24.” All I can … Continue reading

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